Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Indian Air Force Airman Exam Pattern and Syllabus

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Indian Air Force Airman Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016| Details about Exam of Group X and Y

Indian Air Force (IAF) is going to conduct a Selection Test for Airmen in Group ‘X’ (Technical) or Group ‘Y’ (Non-Technical) or both Groups ‘X&Y’ Trades.

Exam Pattern

The candidates have to go through five stages to get selected for the post.

1. Written Test
2. Adaptability Test-1
3. Physical Fitness Test (PFT)
4. Adaptability Test-2
5. Medical Examination

Written Test

1. Written test will be multiple choice objective type.
2. Question paper will be bilingual(English & Hindi) except for English paper.
3. Written test for candidates opting for both Group X&Y shall be conducted in one sitting, using the same OMR sheet.
4. Subjects in paper and Duration of the Test will be as follows

Group Duration Subjects
Group X (Technical) Trades 60 minutes English, Physics and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus.
Group Y (Non-Technical) Trades 45 minutes English as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA).
Both Group X&Y Trades 85 minutes English, Physics, and Mathematics as per 10+2 CBSE syllabus and Reasoning And General Awareness (RAGA).


Air Force Group X Syllabus 2016

  • Comprehension-A small passage followed by questions.
  • To judge comprehension
  • Drawing of inferences
  • Use of vocabulary
  • Composition
  • Agreement of subject with verb
  • Pattern of verb and their use.
  • Sequence of tenses.
  • Transformation of sequences-Compound, Complex, Simple, Negative, Affirmative.
  • Grammar
  • Spellings
  • Word formation
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • One word substitution
  • Correct usage of – articles, Prepositions, adjectives-degrees of comparison, conjunctions, Nouns and Pronouns and numbers (Singular-Plural)Words, which are commonly getting confused
  • Word order
  • Correct usage of Adverbs
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Use of simple idioms
  • Use of Common proverbs
  • Direct/Indirect sentences : Narration change
  • Change of various types of sentences from direct to indirect form
  • Change of various types of sentences from indirect to direct form
  • Active and Passive Voices
  • Change of all types of sentences from active to passive form
  • Change of all types of sentences from passive to active form
  • Physical World & Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy & Power
  • Motion of System of particles & Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • Behaviour of Perfect Gas & Kinetic Theory of gases
  • Oscillations & Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating current
  • Electromagnetic WavesOptics
  • Dual Nature of Matter
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • Communication Systems
  • Sets, Relations, functions
  • Trigonometric functions
  • Inverse Trigonometric functions
  • Complex Numbers
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Sequence & Series (AP & GP)
  • Permutation
  • Combination
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Coordinate geometry – Straight line, Circles, Parabola, Ellipse, Hyperbola
  • Exponential Series
  • Logarithmic Series
  • Matrices
  • Determinants
  • Limit & Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Differentiation
  • Indefinite Integrals
  • Definite Integrals
  • Application of Integration
  • Deferential Equations
  • Probability Statistics
Air Force Group Y Syllabus 2016


Same as Group X.

(A) Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
  • Numerical Series
  • Distance and Direction Sense Test
  • Mathematical Operations (Assigning Value to Arithmetic Sign)
  • Number Ranking & Time Sequence Test
  • Assign Artificial Values to Mathematical Digit
  • Inserting Correct Mathematical Digit
  • Human Relation
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Odd Man Out
  • Mutual Relation Problem
  • Tallest Youngest Relation
  • Dictionary Words
  • Analogy
  • Non Verbal Reasoning
  • Number Coding
  • Number Puzzle
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Average
  • LCM, HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Percentage
  • Simplification of Numbers
  • Fraction
  • Area of Triangle, Square and Rectangle
  • Surface area and Volume of Cuboid, Cylinder, Cone and Sphere
  • Probability
  • Simple Trigonometry
GK and CA
  • General Science
  • Civics
  • Geography
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Basic Computer Operation